Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jul 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman G. K.

Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the passing of former vice president of Duke University, Phail Wynn:

Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the passage of his bill, H.R. 3460, to designate the United States courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina, as the “John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse.”  H.R.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to the United States Supreme Court:

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was joined by more than 190 House Democrats today in introducing the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to end family separation at the U.S. border.  This legislation is the House companion to the legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Diane Feinstein (D-CA) earlier this month. 

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone, which address political gerrymandering in Wisconsin and Maryland, respectively:

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly that they intend to introduce a constitutional amendment requiring photo identification to cast a ballot in North Carolina:

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research) Act, his bipartisan bill to elevate and prioritize the fight against childhood cancer, was signed into law by President Trump last night. 

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), released the following joint statement on President Trump’s nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the names of eight students from North Carolina’s First Congressional District, all of whom he nominated, who have received appointments to the U.S. military academies. 

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Jun 23, 2018 In The News

The U.S. House passed updates to the Farm Bill last week in a 213-211 vote that includes proposals to change the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP.)

May 12, 2018 In The News

THE CEREMONY: 151st Spring Commencement, May 12, 2018, The Crown Coliseum. An inaugural graduate ceremony was held on May 11, 2018, in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the FSU campus.

NUMBER OF DEGREES CONFERRED: 1,104 undergraduates; 155 master’s/doctoral)

Apr 26, 2018 In The News

The Congressional Black Caucus is checking on tech’s progress in minority hiring and retention.

Apr 12, 2018 In The News
Apr 5, 2018 In The News

WILSON — Dreary weather did not stop officials and residents from gathering on Tuesday morning to celebrate the start of construction to revitalize the U.S. 301 corridor.

Wilson Mayor Bruce Rose said U.S. 301 is going to be restored thanks to Congressman G.K. Butterfield, who helped the city get a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News

U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield walked the walk during the civil rights era, leading marches in Wilson, the segregated eastern North Carolina town in which he came of age.

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